WHAT IS PHUKETHON

PHUKETHON IS ASIA’S MAJOR INTERNATIONAL MARATHON FESTIVAL, FIRST TIME EVER IN THAILAND, THAT WELCOME ALL RUNNERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN TERM OF SPORT TOURISM. AT PHUKETHON, THERE WILL BE VARIETY KINDS OF FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES, THERE WILL BE INTERNATIONAL MARATHON RUNNING DISTANCES ; 42.195 KM, 21.1 KM, 10 KM, WHICH THE COURSES ARE CERTIFIED BY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OF THAILAND (AAT), ASIAN ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION (AAA), AND INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS (IAAF). ON TOP OF THAT, THERE WILL ALSO BE THE RUNTAINMENT PROGRAM; SUCH AS JELLY BEACH RUN 5 KM, AND FUN RUN – COLOUR FUN RUN ,AND RUNNING EXPO WITH MORE THAN 80 INTERNATIONAL SPORTS BRANDS, MUSIC FESTIVAL AND FOOD FESTIVAL IN THE CONCEPT OF FISHERMAN VILLAGE, ALL GATHERED TOGETHER IN PHUKET FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR 3 CONSECUTIVE DAYS FROM DECEMBER 8-10 AT THE SAPHAN HIN PARK, A SEASIDE PARK WITH A LONG HISTORY AND A SYMBOL OF PHUKET ISLAND.

PHUKETHON HAS DESIGNED THE ULTIMATE RUNNING ROUTE THAT ARE CHALLENGE FOR RUNNERS WHO WANT TO EXPERIENCENATURE AND CHALLENGE YOUR LIMIT TO EXPLORE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VIEW IN THE RUNNING PARADISE ISLAND PHUKET BY RUNNING UP HILL FROM RAWAI BEACH TO “PROMTHEP CAPE” WITH THE HEIGHT OF 200 METERS ABOVE SEA LEVEL IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE HIGHLIGHT. FOR 42.195 KM MARATHON, THERE WILL BE INTERNATIONAL ELITES FROM MORE THAN 20 COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING PHUKETHON.

PHUKETHON IS AN INNOVATIVE TOURISM RUN EVENT, BY USING MASS PARTICIPATION SPORT TO CREATE THE GREAT DIMENSION OF THE EVENT IN PHUKET ISLAND. PHUKETHON WELCOMES ALL LOCAL RUNNERS, RUNNERS FROM 14 SOUTHERN PROVINCES, THAI RUNNERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND INTERNATIONAL RUNNERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. THEY WILL JOIN THE FORCE AND CREATE A NEW PAGE OF HISTORY IN THAILAND AND REPRESENTS A NEW DIMENSION OF A SUSTAINABLE WORLD CLASS TOURISM LOCATION IN THE WORLD OF PHUKET ISLAND.

“Now keep in mind, this is Asia’s Major Internationall Marathon Festival, First time ever in Thailand”

PROGRAM

FRIDAY,
8 DECEMBER 2017

SATURDAY,
9 DECEMBER 2017

SUNDAY,
10 DECEMBER 2017

RACE PACK COLLECTION
@ SAPHAN HIN, PHUKET

10:00 – 19:00

10:00 – 19:00

RUNNING EXPO
@ SAPHAN HIN, PHUKET

10:00 – 19:00

10:00 – 19:00

06:00 – 12:00

06:00

COLOUR FUN RUN(5/2/1KM)
STARTS @ SAPHAN HIN,
PHUKET

04:00

MARATHON(42.195 KM)
STARTS @ SAPHAN HIN,
PHUKET

RACE

16:00

JELLY BEACH RUN (5 KM)
STARTS @ NAI HAN
BEACH

05:30

HALF MARATHON(21.1 KM)
STARTS @ SAPHAN HIN,
PHUKET

6:00

MINI MARATHON(10 KM)
STARTS @ SAPHAN HIN,
PHUKET

ACTIVITIES

13:00 – 15:30

ARRIVAL PRESS
CONFERENCE @ SAPHAN HIN,
PHUKET

19:00 – 22:00

FOOD & MUSIC FEST
@ SAPHAN HIN, PHUKET

CATEGORIES

MARATHON : DISTANCE 42.195 KM
MALE/FAMALE:
18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
HALF MARATHON : DISTANCE 21.1 KM
MALE/FAMALE
18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
MINI MARATHON : DISTANCE 10 KM
MALE/FAMALE
18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

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